USA Defeats Japan To Win Women’s World Cup


The United States has won its third Women’s World Cup title with a 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday in Vancouver, Canada. The victory was the first for the US team since 1999.

The Generals need to apologise to Shagari


THE National Party of Nigeria (NPN) the ruling party in the Second Republic was disliked by millions of people particularly the youths. It was perceived as the party of the rich. Indeed, it was founded by the ruling class including groups referred to as the Kaduna Mafia and ‘Money Bags’

Rapists pick victims from illegal motor parks –Police

The Ogun State Police Command has warned the residents of the state against patronising unapproved motor parks in the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Sunday said some suspected serial rapists and armed robbers arrested by men of the command had confessed that

Man goes missing after visiting friends in Ogun

A 21-year-old tiling apprentice, Kamilu Salaudeen, has gone missing after reportedly visiting some friends in the Mowe area of Ogun State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the victim lived with a relative in the Oniyanrin, Mile 12 area of Lagos State, while his parents were based in Osogbo, the Osun State

Buhari considering recommendation to deregulate gas prices, boost supply


As part of the submission to President Buhari on the roadmap for his government, the oil and gas sub-committee of the Transition Committee recommended the deregulation of gas prices and the acceleration of domestic gas supply to 250mmscf per day within the first 100 days of the administration. According to

I didn’t beat my wife—Suswam


Immediate past former governor of Benue State, Dr. Gabriel Suswam, has denied reports that he battered his wife in London, over which he was briefly arrested and detained by the police.

No plan to arrest Ekweremadu – Police


The police high command last night denied alleged plans to arrest Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu. The post No plan to arrest Ekweremadu – Police appeared first on Vanguard News.

Community panics over ‘flying’ stones from quarry

The residents of Ogbe-Eruwon in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State say the operation of a quarry firm, A&B Global Strategies Limited, is threatening their lives. The quarry, operated by some Chinese nationals, is located about 290 metres from the village.

Apprentice pours hot water on colleague in Lagos

A 16-year-old seamstress apprentice, Cecilia Ukpa, has been arrested by the police for pouring hot water on her colleague over a disagreement. Ukpa and the victim, Abigael Albert, live in the same residence with their boss on Meyiga Street, Ilogbo, in the Ajangbadi area of the state.

Ikorodu bank robbers arrested

Four members of the robbery gang, which unleashed terror on two commercial banks in the Ipakodo, Ikorodu area of Lagos two weeks ago, have been arrested by the police. Our correspondent learnt that the suspected robbers were arrested from Okitipupa, Ondo State, and Ikorodu, Lagos State, while three Sport Utility

Nigeria’s economic fundamentals remain strong, says CBN


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made a robust defense of its foreign exchange policy, saying the fundamentals of the Nigerian economy remain strong and are helped by measures by it to curtail frivolous foreign outflows in the face of   the recent oil price decline. The apex bank points

Drake Might Feature Willow Smith On ‘Views From The 6′


The music community continues to await Drake’s official album for the year, Views From The 6. The album was supposed to be the Canadian rapper’s 4th, before he surprisingly released If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.

Why Nigerians think we’re reckless — Yari, NGF chairman


ZAMFARA State governor, Alhaji Abdulazeez Yari, in this interview states that the decision of some state governors to reduce their salaries will make no difference in the financial situation of the states, adding that blocking the various channels of leakages is important in getting the economy back on track. Yari,

Apapa gridlock: Business leaders want FG, Lagos to tackle root causes


Apapa, Nigeria’s port city, is increasingly emerging one of the worst neighbourhoods to live and do business in, in Nigeria, given its degraded environment, collapsed infrastructure, traffic gridlock, and rising insecurity, business leaders in Lagos have noted. They further say it is high time the Federal and Lagos State governments

Navy buries officer killed by Boko Haram in Bayelsa

The Nigerian Navy has buried the 25-year-old Seaman Paul Amaseimogha, who died while fighting the Boko Haram insurgents in the north-eastern part of the country. At the burial in Opume community, Bayelsa State, on Saturday, colleagues and relatives of Amaseimogha, betrayed emotions as they broke down in tears.

Many feared killed as twin blasts rock Jos city


Yet to be ascertained number of people have been reportedly killed yesterday night after a twin explosion rocked Jos, the Plateau State capital. The post Many feared killed as twin blasts rock Jos city appeared first on Vanguard News.

How peace’ll return to APC—BoT Member


A member of All Progressives Congress, APC, Board of Trustees, BoT, Alhaji Gambo Magaji, yesterday, gave hints of what the party is doing to restore peace and move the country forward. The post How peace’ll return to APC—BoT Member appeared first on Vanguard News.